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Creating a new set

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2017 03:38PM PDT

Getting started

Creating your own study sets allows you to focus on exactly what you want to learn on Quizlet. To get started, select Create at the top of your profile page. 

First, add a title to your set that will be easy to remember later.

You can select Add description above the title to add any additional information you want displayed along with your set, e.g. links to related study sets, notes, etc.
While all sets are by default visible to everyone and editable only by the creator, you can determine who can view and edit your set by choosing from a few options. To change who can see your set, select Change below Visible to everyone; to adjust who has permission to edit, select Change below Editable by Just me.

You can change these settings anytime by going to the set page and selecting Edit from the toolbar. 

Choosing languages

When you start entering your terms and definitions, you'll be prompted to confirm your set's language or select it from a dropdown menu. 

Once you're finished, you can always change your set's language by selecting Change next to the language named on the Create or Edit Set page.

The double arrow button swaps the text in the Terms column with the text in the Definitions column. Note: your images will remain in the Definitions column as we don't yet support adding images to the term side of sets. You're now ready to add the rest of your content!

Options for accent marks or special characters will be displayed as you type if they're available for your selected language. If you need to use scientific symbols, choose Chemistry or Math/Symbols for your terms and/or definitions.
Deleting or moving terms and definitions
To remove content from your set, hover over the x icon to the right of the row you'd like to delete, then select that icon. You can also change the location of a row within your set by hovering your cursor over the row, clicking the icon with three lines, and dragging the row to a new location.

Selecting the plus icon will add a new row between two existing rows.
A few other things

  • It's possible to bold text on Quizlet by putting a word or phrase between asterisks like *this.* Text in the Chemistry and Math/Symbols languages does not follow this same logic so you can use asterisks in other contexts. 
  • Text enclosed in parentheses (like this) will not be read by our text to speech audio, and you don't need to type it in as part of a response while studying in order to have answers marked as correct. This is a great way to include notes or hints!
  • You can add images to your study sets. 
  • We automatically save your progress as you work on creating or editing a set. 
When you're done, select Create to save your work -- and then get to studying!

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